TV actor Gabe Khouth, known for his role as Sneezy/Tom Clark on "Once Upon a Time," has died unexpectedly at the age of 46.
Khouth's death was announced by his friend Peter Kelamis on Twitter. He tweeted, "On July 23rd, my friend, Gabe [Khouth] appeared to suffer a cardiac arrest while riding his motorcycle and tragically died as a result.”
Peter continued, “Gabe ALWAYS put a smile on everyone's face. My deepest condolences to his Family and friends. RIP-You kind, kind soul#Heartbroken #gonetoosoon.”
Khouth's brother Sam Vincent noted in a Twitter video that he “went out doing what he loved, and he's at peace now.”
Along with inviting fans to pay tribute to Gabe at the crash site in Vancouver, Sam emphasized, “My brother loved to ride. He loved all of you.”
After hearing about the sad news, “Once Upon a Time” co-creator Adam Horowitz noted that Khouth was “a lovely man, a great talent, and an indelible part of [the show] since the beginning. But more importantly, he was our friend. He will be missed.”
Gabe's co-star Emilie de Ravin, who played Belle, wrote on Instagram, “So saddened by the news of @gabrielforest72 sudden passing... my heart goes out to your family & loved ones. You were so sweet, kind & caring to me. I'll have a beautiful memory of whenever we would talk, you were always so genuine & always could make me smile. I will miss you dearly friend. #rip ❤️.”
Just hearing about the passing of my friend and colleague @gabekhouth. I'm truly devastated. Gabe was such a sweet soul. Always quick with a smile. He brought genuine enthusiasm and joy to every occasion. Rest easy brother. RIP
Just days before his death, Gabe posted an emotional video about life and not being respected for his work on Twitter. He said, “31 years in Vancouver and I have no respect. No one cares about what I have accomplished… it makes me sad… there's a lot of pain.”
During his 30-year career, Khouth also appeared on the TV shows "Supernatural" (2012 & 2017), "iZombie" (2017), and "A Series of Unfortunate Events" (2018).